Winter CSA Week #8


THIS WEEK’S HARVEST

This is for the eighth week of Winter CSA, which will be delivered on 2/27/18 or 2/28/18 depending on your pick up location.

Carrots – Blue Goose Farm
Russian Banana Fingerling Potatoes – Clarion River Organics
Old Gold Raw Milk Cheese – Hidden Hills Dairy
Scallion Microgreens – Harmony Grove Farm
Hydroponic Lettuce – Harmony Grove Farm
Apple Cider Kistaco Farm
Red Beets – Riverbend Acres
Red Shallots – Tuscarora Organics Cooperative
Green Tomato Relish – Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance
Black Turtle Beans – Weatherbury Farm

Vegan Shares will receive green meat radishes in place of cheese.

 


Green Cabbage

Grower: Blue Goose Farm

Store: Carrots can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a month if stored properly. Cut off carrot greens, place carrots in a containers with lid and cover completely in water. Keep container in the refrigerator, changing the water ever 4-5 days.

Recipe: Parmesan Roasted CarrotsRoasted Carrot Soup, Carrot Fries

 

 

Russian Banana Potato Fingerlings 

Grower: Clarion Rive Organics

Store: Store potatoes in a cool, well ventilated place. Colder temperatures lower than 50 degrees, such as in the refrigerator, cause a potato’s starch to convert to sugar, resulting in a sweet taste and discoloration when cooked.

 

Recipe: Fingerling Potato FriesRoasted Garlic and Parsley Fingerling Potatoes

 

 

Old Gold, raw milk cheese

Grower: Hidden Hills Dairy

Our surprisingly sharp aged Gouda style, kept in the cave for at least 12 months. Taste for notes of browned butter and caramel.

 

 

 

Hydroponic Lettuce

Grower: Harmony Grove Farm

Store: Leave the heads intact and unwashed until you use them. Then, place them in the crisper drawer in your fridge with some paper towels.They’ll absorb any excess moisture, so your lettuce doesn’t spoil prematurely.  Lettuce bruises easily, so be careful not to shove other foods up against it. Using a storage container is better than a bag, which can end up squished against other items.

 

 

Scallion Microgreens

Grower: Harmony Grove Farm

Store: Keep microgreens between damp paper towels, and make sure they are cold and covered in a resealable bag or container. Wrapped this way, they’ll last in the fridge for about a week

 

Recipe: Avocado Toast with MicrogreensMicrogreen Salad with ChickpeasMushroom & Microgreen Omelet

 

Idared Apples

Grower: Kistaco Farm

Store:  Store apple cider in refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Recipe: Baked Apple Cider Donuts, Apple Cider Waffles

 

 

Sweet Potatoes

Grower: Riverbend Acres

Store: Beet roots can be stored in the crisper drawer of your refrigerator for 7-10 days.  You can either store them loose or in a plastic bag.

Recipe: Red Beet RavioliBeet Red Velvet Cupcakes, Refrigerator Pickled Beets

 

 

Red Shallots

Grower: Tuscarora Organics Cooperative

Store: Store in a cool, dark, well-ventilated area for up to 1 month.

Recipe: Caramelized Shallot Quiche, Shallot Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Cider & Bourbon Glazed Shallots

 

 

 

Green Tomato Relish

Grower: Penn’s Corner Farm Alliance

Store: Store in your pantry for 2 years!

Green tomato relish is great on hot dogs, with eggs, nachos, or even spread on some toast! 

 

 

 

 

 

Black Turtle Beans

Grower: Weatherbury Farm

Store: Store in your pantry for several months.

Recipe: Black Bean Salad, Black Bean Hummus, Black Bean Brownies

 

 

 

 

 

 

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